Tens of thousands of fresh American troops are now on the move in Afghanistan, led by a new commander, and armed with a counter-insurgency plan that builds on the lessons of Iraq. But can US forces succeed in a land long known as the 'graveyard of empires'? Journalist Martin Smith travels across Afghanistan and Pakistan to see first-hand how the president's new strategy is taking shape.
This compelling documentary investigates the website that has given rise to one of the greatest controversies of the last decade. WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes submissions of private, secret and classified media from anonymous sources and news leaks. In late 2010, the website courted controversy by publishing hundreds of thousands of classified US diplomatic and military documents.
Screening on SBS ONE, on the same day that Americans vote in mid-term elections, is Outrage, a searing indictment of the hypocrisy of closeted politicians with appalling gay rights voting records, who actively campaign against the community they covertly belong to.
In February 2003, millions of people worldwide took to their streets desperate to stop an unjust war. No amount of protest, no amount of suspicion about the justification for war could quiet the beating drums. Did the people know something their governments did not? This program chronicles the inside journey of the coalition of the willing from the days following 9/11 to the bombing of Baghdad.
Told through the point of view of their biggest rivals, these are the stories behind the world's greatest icons. Using rarely scene footage, this intimate portrait examines the life and struggles of blockbuster actor turned politician Arnold Schwarzenegger.